Auburn High School

  • Auburn High School serves 1,805 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Auburn High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Auburn High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Auburn High School's student population of 1,805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Auburn High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Auburn High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#1428 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
42%
17%
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White
29%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.68
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Graduation Rate
69%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Auburn High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
As a parent of 2 children who have attended the school's Gifted Program, I speak very highly of Auburn High.The school has dedicated teachers, offers rigorous education with numerous AP courses, has a tremendous Scholastic/Quiz Bowl and Science Olympiad Teams which rank statewide and nationally, as well as many other varied and well-rounded extra-curricular academic/sports opportunities to challenge the aspiring student. The school's gifted program has an enviable record of student placement into more selective colleges and universities. Rockford Gifted High School Program is a a jewel in the crown of our public education system.
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As a parent I went to Auburn High School . And I don't know if anything has changed at this school. I feel as long as you are into some sport or some club you won't have to worry about running with the wrong crowd or getting into any trouble.
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